A pilot survey of radiation doses received in the United Kingdom Breast Screening Programme.

@article{Burch1998APS,
  title={A pilot survey of radiation doses received in the United Kingdom Breast Screening Programme.},
  author={Anna Burch and Dennis Goodman},
  journal={The British journal of radiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={71 845},
  pages={517-27}
}
A survey of radiation dose and compressed breast thickness was conducted in samples of women undergoing mammography in the United Kingdom National Health Service breast screening programme. The aims were to determine the average value and distribution of dose and thickness, and to identify technical difficulties in carrying out such a survey. Values of breast thickness and mean glandular dose, calculated from exposure factors and measured X-ray beam parameters, were collected for 4633 women in… CONTINUE READING